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Only one WGC event is played outside the United States - teh HSBC Champions in Shanghai

The Championships began in 1999 and since then, of all the individual and team events, 18 have been won by Tiger Woods, his last being the 2013 Bridgestone Invitational.

This record, considering the strength of the WGC fields, must be one of the most remarkable achievements in golf.


Multiple Individual WGC Winners (excl. team event WGC-World Cup)
Player
Number of wins
Match Play
Championship
Invitational
Champions
Tiger Woods
18
3
03-04-08
7
99-02-03-05-06-07-13
8
99-00-01-05-06-07-09-13
-
Dustin Kohnson
5
1
2017
2
15-17
1
2016
1
2013
Geoff Ogilvy
3
2
06-09
1
2008
-
-
Darren Clarke
2
1
2000
-
1
2003
-
Jason Day
2
2
14-16
-
-
-
Ernie Els
2
-
2
04-10
-
-
Hunter Mahan
2
1
2012
-
1
10
-
Hideki Matsuyama
2
-
-
1
2017
1
2016
Rory McIlroy
2
1
2015
-
1
2014
-
Phil Mickelson
2
-
1
2009
-
1
2009
Ian Poulter
2
1
2010
-
-
1
2012
Justin Rose
2
-
1
2012
-
1
2017
Adam Scott
2
-
1
2016
1
2011
-
World Golf Championship Winners 1999 - 2017
(Figure in brackets = number of WGC wins for multiple champions)
Year Event Venue Winner Runner-up
2017 HSBC Champions   Justin Rose () Dustin Johnson
Brooks Koepka
Henrik Stenson
2017 Bridgestone Invitational   Hideki Matsuyama () Zach Johnson
2017 Mexico Championship   Dustin Johnson () Tommy Fleetwood
2017 Dell Technologies Match Play   Dustin Johnson (4) Jon Rahm
2016 HSBC Champions   Hideki Matsuyama () Daniel Berger
Henrik Stenson
2016 Bridgestone Invitational   Dustin Johnson () Scott Piercy
2016 Cadillac Championship   Adam Scott () Bubba Watson
2016 Dell Match Play Championship   Jason Day () Louis Oosthuizen
2015 HSBC Champions   Russel Knox Kevin Kisner
2015 Bridgestone Invitational   Shane Lowry Bubba Watson
2015 Cadillac Championship   Dustin Johnson () J.B. Holmes
2015 Cadillac Match Play Championship   Rory McIlroy () Gary Woodland
2014 HSBC Champions   Bubba Watson Tim Clark
2014 Bridgestone Invitational   Rory McIlroy () Sergio Garcia
2014 Cadillac Championship   Patrick Reed Jamie Donaldson
Bubba Watson
2014 Accenture Match Play Championship   Jason Day () Victor Dubuisson
2013 HSBC Champions Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Dustin Johnson 264 Ian Poulter 267
2013 Bridgestone Invitational Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Tiger Woods (18) 265 Keegan Bradley
Henrik Stenson 272
2013 Cadillac Championship Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Tiger Woods (17) 269 Steve Stricker 271
2013 Accenture Match Play Championship Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Matt Kuchar 2&1 Hunter Mahan
2012 HSBC Champions Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Ian Poulter (2) 267 Phil Mickelson
Jason Dufner
Ernie Els
Scott Piercy 269
2012 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Keegan Bradley 267 Steve Stricker
Jim Furyk 268
2012 Cadillac Championship TPC Blue Monster at Doral, Florida Justin Rose () 272 Bubba Watson 273
2012 Accenture Match Play Championship Ritz-Carlton GC, Dove Mountain, Tucson, AZ Hunter Mahan (2) 2&1 Rory McIlroy
2011 HSBC Champions Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Martin Kaymer 268 Fredrik Jacobsen 271
2011 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Adam Scott () 263 Luke Donald & Rickie Fowler 267
2011 Cadillac Championship Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Doral, Florida Nick Watney 272 Dustin Johnson 274
2011 Accenture Match Play Championship Ritz-Carlton GC, Dove Mountain, Tucson, AZ Luke Donald 3&2 Martin Kaymer
2010 HSBC Champions Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Francesco Molinari 269 Lee Westwood 270
2010 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Hunter Mahan (1) 268 Ryan Palmer 270
2010 CA Championship Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Doral, Florida Ernie Els (2) 270 Charl Schwartzel 274
2010 Accenture Match Play Championship Ritz-Carlton GC, Dove Mountain, Tucson, AZ Ian Poulter (1) 4&2 Paul Casey
2009 HSBC Champions Sheshan Int'l GC, Shanghai, China Phil Mickelson (2) 271 Ernie Els 272
2009 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (16) 268 Robert Allenby 272
P. Harrington 272
2009 CA Championship Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Doral, Florida Phil Mickelson (1) 269 Nick Watney 270
2009 Accenture Match Play Championship Gallery GC, Dove Mountain, Tucson, AZ Geoff Ogilvy (3) 4&3 Paul Casey
2008 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Vijay Singh 270 Stuart Appleby
Lee Westwood
2008 CA Championship Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Doral, Florida Geoff Ogilvy (2) 271 Jim Furyk
Retief Goosen
Vijay Singh
2008 Accenture Match Play Championship The Ritz-Carlton GC, Dove Moutain, Marana, AZ Tiger Woods (15) 8&7 Stewart Cink
2007 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (14) 272 Rory Sabbatini
Justin Rose
2007 CA Championship Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Doral, Florida Tiger Woods (13) 278 Brett Wetterich
2007 Accenture Match Play Championship Gallery GC, Dove Mountain, Tucson, AZ Henrik Stenson 2&1 Geoff Ogilvy
2006 World Cup Sandy Lane Resort, Barbados Germany 268*
(Bernhard Langer/ Marcel Siem)
Scotland
2006 Bridgestone Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (12) 270 Stewart Cink
2006 CA Championship The Grove, Hertfordshire, England Tiger Woods (11) 270 Ian Poulter
Adam Scott
2006 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Geoff Ogilvy (1) 3&2 Davis Love III
2005 World Cup Victoria GC, Portugal Wales 189#
(Bradley Dredge/ Stephen Dodd)
England 191
Sweden 191
2005 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (10) 274 Chris DiMarco
2005 CA Championship Harding Park GC, San Francisco, Calif. Tiger Woods (9) 278 John Daly
2005 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA David Toms 6&5 Chris DiMarco
2004 World Cup Real Club de Sevilla, Spain England 257
(Paul Casey/Luke Donald)
Spain 258
2004 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Stewart Cink 269 Rory Sabbatini
Tiger Woods
2004 CA Championship Mount Juliet Conrad, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Ernie Els (1) 270 Thomas Bjorn
2004 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Tiger Woods (8) 3&2 Davis Love III
2003 World Cup Kiawah Island, USA South Africa 275
(Rory Sabbatini/ Trevor Immelman)
England 279
2003 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Darren Clarke (2) 268 Jonathan Kaye
2003 CA Championship Capital City Club, Crabapple Course, Atlanta, GA Tiger Woods (7) 274 Stuart Appleby
Tim Herron
Vijay Singh
2003 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Tiger Woods (6) 2&1 David Toms
2002 World Cup Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Japan 252
(Shigeki Maruyama/ Toshimitsu Izawa)
United States 254
2002 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Sahalee CC, Sammamish, Wash. Craig Parry 268 Robert Allenby
Fred Funk
2002 CA Championship Mount Juliet Conrad, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Tiger Woods (5) 263 Retief Goosen
2002 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Kevin Sutherland 1 hole Scott McCarron
2001 World Cup Taiheiyo Club, Japan South Africa 264*
(Ernie Els/Retief Goosen)

Denmark 264
New Zealand 264
United States 264

2001 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (4) 269*
(at 7th playoff hole!)
Jim Furyk 269
2001 CA Championship Bellerive CC, St. Louis, Missouri Event cancelled following Sept 11 terrorist attacks  
2001 Accenture Match Play Championship Metropolitan GC, Victoria, Australia Steve Stricker 2&1 Pierre Fulke
2000 World Cup Buenos Aires GC, Argentina

United States 254
(Tiger Woods/David Duval)

Argentina 257
2000 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (3) 259 Justin Leonard
Phillip Price
2000 CA Championship Valderrama GC, Spain Mike Weir 277 Lee Westwood
2000 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Darren Clarke (1) 4&3 Tiger Woods
1999 NEC (Bridgestone) Invitational Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio Tiger Woods (2) 270 Phil Mickelson
1999 CA Championship Valderrama GC, Spain Tiger Woods (1) 278* Miguel Angel Jimenez 278
1999 Accenture Match Play Championship La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Jeff Maggert at the 38th Andrew Magee
* denotes playoff victory
# denotes weather-shortened event

 





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